The latest Islamic attack on a school in Pakistan is a reminder that these terrorists have no limits when it comes to inflicting violence on the innocent and the vulnerable. They must be met with force, whether in Pakistan, Iraq or Britain.
After a decade of worrying about the Taliban and the threat they pose to stability in Afghanistan, we are now told, by senior US military planners, that the Haqqani network is the most resilient and hostile militant group active in the region. But who are they?
The false dichotomy between “advancing British interests” and “advancing human rights” was in evidence again at the Labour Party Conference last night. It’s time to craft a British foreign policy in the service of both.